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    Yunus warns youths of dangers of wealth concentration

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 04:39pm on March 07, 2019

    Nobel Laureate Muhammad Yunus has reminded the young people of France and Switzerland about danger of artificial intelligence, wealth concentration, and...

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    Macron calls for Schengen reform

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:00am on March 06, 2019

    French president Emmanuel Macron on Monday outlined his vision for Europe’s future, urging reform of its passport-free Schengen area and setting up a new agency...

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    World Wide Web turns 30

    Agence France-Presse . Meyrin | Updated at 11:16am on March 04, 2019

    Thirty years ago this month, a young British software engineer working at a lab near Geneva invented a system for scientists to share information that...

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    French tax on net giants could yield 500m euros a year

    Reuters . Paris | Updated at 12:00am on March 04, 2019

    A three per cent tax on the French revenue of large internet companies could yield 500 million euros (568.5 million pounds) per year, French finance...

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    Bangladesh seeks continued French support for safe return of Rohingyas  

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:35am on March 01, 2019

    Foreign minister AK Abdul Momen on Thursday sought continued French support to create conducive environment inside the Rakhine state of Myanmar for their dignified return...

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    Italy takes on Macron

    Deena Stryker | Updated at 12:00am on February 21, 2019

    THE ever-closer bond between Emanuel Macron and Angela Merkel not only testifies that France and Germany, Europe’s two largest countries, have overcome a millenarian enmity:...

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    Macron condemns anti-Semitic abuse by 'yellow vest' protestors

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 11:21am on February 17, 2019

    French president Emmanuel Macron condemned anti-Semitic abuse of a leading intellectual by ‘yellow vest’ protestors and said it would not be tolerated. Police intervened to...

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    ‘The Sisters Brothers’ wins big at Paris film awards

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 04:37pm on February 05, 2019

    ‘The Sisters Brothers’ was the big winner at the Paris foreign press film awards late Monday, taking best film, best director, and best...

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    ‘French spiderman’ held after scaling Manila skyscraper

    Agence France-Presse . Manila | Updated at 03:14pm on January 29, 2019

    French urban free climber Alain Robert was arrested on Tuesday, police said, after he scaled one of Manila’s tallest towers in his latest high-risk ascent....

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    Yellow vests, welfare state crisis and socialism

    Michèle Brand | Updated at 12:00am on January 29, 2019

    Far from dying down after the holidays, France’s yellow vest movement is continuing to blaze throughout the country....

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